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Hot Hits

Washington Performing Arts: Kian Soltani

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22
He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.

National Archives Sleepover

National Archives
Sat. Feb 1
A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Strathmore
Fri. Jan 31
Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.

Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

Strathmore
Fri. Jan 24
Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes

Signature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29
Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 17 – 19
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)

Maz Jobrani

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31
Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.

Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 15
Tribute to the late David Bowie.

Drum TAO 2020

Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7
Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.

Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival Orchestra

Strathmore
Fri. Feb 21
Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.

The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping Beauty

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2
A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Thru Jun. 1
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

Spotlights

Riffs and Relations: Terrance Hayes

The Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23

Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute Concert

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26

NSO: Dvořák's Cello Concerto

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20

American Ballet Theatre: Giselle

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16

Not Just Another Day Off

Folger Theatre
Mon. Jan 20
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